Submitted by MattyF 398d ago | news

Walmart to start PS4 and Xbox One in-store pre-orders on Aug. 24

If you have not yet pre-ordered a PS4 or Xbox One, time is running out but you will have one more opportunity to guarantee yourself a PS4 and Xbox One on launch day. On Aug. 16, it was revealed that Walmart will begin taking in-store pre-orders for the PS4 and Xbox One very soon. (PS4, Xbox One)

NatureOfLogic  +   398d ago
That most likely means we'll get a release date from both MS and Sony soon. I'm excited!
SillyYou  +   398d ago
Sony already said they will give the release date on gamescom. And MS probably too.
GraveLord  +   398d ago
Gamescom most likely.
imXify  +   398d ago
Ahhh thank god. It was impossible for me to preorder a PS4 in other stores ! D:
nirwanda  +   398d ago
It's strange that Walmart are only just taking preorders and asda in the uk who are part of the Walmart group have been taking preorders authorised by sony since E3.
TheUndertaker85  +   398d ago
Walmart has been taking preorders via their website, just not in store.
Majin-vegeta  +   398d ago
Sorry i had too :P.
gamingfriend  +   398d ago
I live it how all these articles about ps4/xbox 180 always has a picture of the ps4, just goes to show its a right looker.
No_Limit  +   398d ago
And don't forget all those disaster articles before the DRM reversal with Don Mattrick's mug on the picture. I am glad he is gone but man those pictures were hilarious.
KwietStorm  +   398d ago
A right looker?
KYU2130  +   397d ago
it means looks good
Roper316  +   398d ago
Already got my 2 confirmed launch day PS4's preordered as soon as they were able to be preordered.

You snooze you loose.
GentlemenRUs  +   398d ago
That better be 2 for personal use only... No selling one of them on EBAY!
Roper316  +   398d ago
1 for the bedroom & 1 for the family room. BF4, KZ:SF & Watchdogs for me & Knack for my daughter. May still get a few more games too depending on what else gets announced @ GC & TGS as launch games.
GentlemenRUs  +   398d ago

Finally! Someone who actually plays them and not buys multiple to make a quick buck on EBAY!
BoriboyShoGUN  +   397d ago
Hell the kids can go to town on my old 360! Nobodys touching the PS4 thats serious business!!!!!
WeAreLegion  +   398d ago
Target starts soon, also.
Eonjay  +   398d ago
Can you imagine being in one of those Walmart launch lines... no thanks guys. I'm really good.
TheUndertaker85  +   398d ago
Unless you have an "in" with Walmart employees who could potentially get you the product before official launch happens... >.>

Just saying. Then you don't have to worry about lines and could get your hands on it before many others.
JRH7783  +   398d ago
My girl is a manager at Walmart. I always planned to get my PS4 through them. She gets a 20% discount just for being a manager and around November they give out another 20% to promote shopping. That's a 40% discount.

That means i'll be getting a PS4, Camera, and a controller for about $340. CAN YOU SAY WINNING!!!!
koolaid251  +   398d ago
All Walmart employees only get 10%off!!!
JRH7783  +   397d ago
@koolaid251.... You don't know what you're talking about. Managers get 20% off. Regular employees get 10%. LOL...
TheUndertaker85  +   397d ago
JRH speaks the truth, at least partially. Some management get 20% off versus the 10% regular employees get. There's also a little over a month period at the end of the year where their discounts get doubled for the holidays, so 20% for regular employees and 40% for management. It's also the only time of the year Walmart employees get discounts on most food related items.
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TheFutureIsBlue  +   398d ago
My bro and I waited at a Walmart line for the Wii. We were the first in line and waited 24 hours. When we first got there they acted surprised(live in a small town and no systems had came out for a while)when we told them we wanted to be the first to get a Wii. It was fun but, never again lol. It was fun to be the first though. I love all my gaming memories.
PositiveEmotions  +   398d ago
Im good to go already but good news for the people that hasnt already pre order their ps4.
Eonjay  +   398d ago
Same here
DirtyPimp  +   398d ago
there is a HUGE ps4 billboard in my walmart in ny city
Saddam_hussein  +   398d ago
You own a Walmart?
DirtyPimp  +   398d ago
wtf hell no. i own skynet though.
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imXify  +   398d ago
He meant "my local walmart"
1lawrence  +   398d ago
Liar there is no Walmart in NYC trust me I actually live here
TheFutureIsBlue  +   398d ago
Goes to show that you can't trust skynet.
Ipunchbabiesforfun  +   398d ago
Makes sense, they probably have an exact allotment now. So they can divide that up by stores dependent on the sales of that particular store.
TimeSkipLuffy  +   398d ago
MediaMarkt in Germany is offering a BF4, Fifa 14 or NFS for free with a PS4 or X1 pre-order starting tomorrow until 08/24!!! Thanks GamesCom!!! :3
Deathdeliverer  +   398d ago
I got my wii u from Walmart day 1 this way but damn was it a headache. They didn't even know about it even though it was in the ad. Long story.
spike  +   397d ago
I got 3 PS4. Keeping one selling two on Ebay.

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